SK4235 : Church of All Saints, Ockbrook

taken 2 months ago, near to Ockbrook, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Church of All Saints, Ockbrook
Church of All Saints, Ockbrook
This is the view from the east, the only angle from which the whole church can be photographed.

The oldest part of the church is the tower of the late 12th century with early 14th century spire, but including some reputedly Saxon masonry. The body of the church was completely rebuilt between 1800 and 1835. Listed Grade II*.
Listed Buildings and Structures
Listed buildings and structures are officially designated as being of special architectural, historical or cultural significance. There are over half a million listed structures in the United Kingdom, covered by around 375,000 listings.
Listed status is more commonly associated with buildings or groups of buildings, however it can cover many other structures, including bridges, headstones, steps, ponds, monuments, walls, phone boxes, wrecks, parks, and heritage sites, and in more recent times a road crossing (Abbey Road) and graffiti art (Banksy 'Spy-booth') have been included.

In England and Wales there are three main listing designations;
Grade I (2.5%) - exceptional interest, sometimes considered to be internationally important.
Grade II* (5.5%) - particularly important buildings of more than special interest.
Grade II (92%) - nationally important and of special interest.

There are also locally listed structures (at the discretion of local authorities) using A, B and C designations.

In Scotland three classifications are also used but the criteria are different. There are around 47,500 Listed buildings.
Category A (8%)- generally equivalent to Grade I and II* in England and Wales
Category B (51%)- this appears generally to cover the ground of Grade II, recognising national importance.
Category C (41%)- buildings of local importance, probably with some overlap with English Grade II.

In Northern Ireland the criteria are similar to Scotland, but the classifications are:
Grade A (2.3%)
Grade B+ (4.7%)
Grade B (93%)

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SK4235, 115 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 10 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Period (from Tags)
Early 19th Century  12th Century  14th Century 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4238 3570 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:55.0234N 1:22.2703W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4241 3568
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Parish Church  Church Tower  Church Spire  Grade II(star) Listed 

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